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Finland under more pressure over Russian N-plant plan

Finland’s government has come under renewed pressure over its decision to approve a Russian-built nuclear reactor after legal experts questioned the independence of the economy minister responsible for the plan. 920 more words

Russia

Courtesy of Obama’s Nuclear Deal: Iranians Visiting a Nuclear Plant Near You?

Today’s fun fact about The Deal. 

PJ MEDIA
by Claudia Rosett
August 7, 2015

Why, what could be wrong with that??

Annex III, Section D, item 8 of the Iran deal proposes to endow Iran with training in running a modern, “exclusively peaceful” nuclear infrastructure. 90 more words

Israel & Middle East

Intensive Focus on Profits Amplifies Financial and Operational Risks

The nuclear complex is organized around money and the seduction of absolute power over matter. The profit motive seems greater today than the latter organizing principle, as illustrated by relentless pressures on profitability at Toshiba, a company that includes nuclear engineering in its portfolio: 504 more words

Japan

Day 130 - The Pipe

The best part about my job is that I work from home. You’ll never hear me complain about the commute. 389 more words

The Here And Now

Exelon's Crane: Free Markets for Thee, But Not for Me

We received some interesting comments on the last blog entry regarding Exelon’s nuke bailout bill (Exelon’s Bailout Bill and the Triumph of Newspeak). It’s always good when an entry sparks (no pun intended) some discussion. 1,480 more words

Electricity

China To Approve Six To Eight Nuclear Reactors This Year

China is set to approve six to eight nuclear reactors this year, the China Nuclear Industry Association (CNIA) said in an annual report on Wednesday, as it races to reach an ambitious capacity target by 2020. 207 more words

Emerging Markets

Dynegy CEO: Springfield Should Not Hand Exelon a $300 Million Per Year Subsidy

The following OpEd by Dynegy CEO Bob Flexon is available at:

http://www.illinoisobserver.net/2015/04/14/op-ed-lawmakers-rush-hand-exelon-300-million-subsidy/

(Chicago) – OP-ED: Today, Illinois consumers enjoy a competitive electricity market that has provided choice and low-cost electricity. 451 more words

Electricity